Missouri Lawyers Weekly quotes Frank Neuner regarding U.S. Supreme Court ruling to block sex-discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. “This is a big victory for companies,” said
“It provides them some measure of hope in this arena where the prospect of class certification itself can be potentially crippling because of the costs associated with litigating,” he said in a telephone message. “The court here is really emphasizing the need for plaintiffs to show commonality and they just can’t really rely on statistics suggesting that discretion could result in discrimination.”
He said the ruling could have potentially wide-ranging effects outside the employment arena for other discrimination claims.
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